What does indiscretion mean?

Definitions for indiscretion
ˌɪn dɪˈskrɛʃ ənin·dis·cre·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indiscretion, injudiciousness(noun)

    the trait of being injudicious

  2. indiscretion, peccadillo(noun)

    a petty misdeed

Wiktionary

  1. indiscretion(Noun)

    The quality or state of being indiscreet; want of discretion; imprudence; rashness.

  2. indiscretion(Noun)

    An indiscreet or imprudent act; indiscreet behavior.

  3. indiscretion(Noun)

    A brief sexual liaison.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indiscretion(noun)

    the quality or state of being indiscreet; want of discretion; imprudence

  2. Indiscretion(noun)

    an indiscreet act; indiscreet behavior

  3. Origin: [Pref. in- not + discretion: cf. F. indiscrtion.]

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  1. Indiscretion

    "Indiscretion" is the 77th episode of the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the fifth episode of the fourth season. This episode introduces the character Tora Ziyal, the half-Bajoran daughter of Gul Dukat, and marks the first appearance of the Breen.

How to pronounce indiscretion?

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How to say indiscretion in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indiscretion in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indiscretion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of indiscretion in a Sentence

  1. Harold Macmillan:

    A Foreign Secretaryand this applies also to a prospective Foreign Secretaryis always faced with this cruel dilemma. Nothing he can say can do very much good, and almost anything he may say may do a great deal of harm. Anything he says that is not obvious is dangerous; whatever is not trite is risky. He is forever poised between the cliche and the indiscretion.

Images & Illustrations of indiscretion

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